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Jan 27, 21, 12:57 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,257
Posted By petit_manchot

But on booking.comthe listing clearly shows up as...

But on booking.comthe listing clearly shows up as an apartment, not a hotel.
It also states in the property description that housekeeping is available 3 times a week, which is a pretty big indicator...
Nov 21, 20, 7:57 am
Nov 3, 20, 10:00 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,517
Posted By petit_manchot

Itís very possible that the 20k includes a whole...

Itís very possible that the 20k includes a whole lot of other fees. When looking at estimates to ship our two small dogs back to Aus from the Middle East, the flight itself forms only a small part of...
Sep 24, 20, 1:38 am
Replies: 68
Views: 5,442
Posted By petit_manchot

My spouse flies for an international carrier....

My spouse flies for an international carrier. Engine failure on takeoff is their most-trained sim procedure. Training kicks in, pilots run the memory items and do what needs to be done. Pretty much a...
Mar 20, 20, 12:14 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 6,415
Posted By petit_manchot

Eh. deleted.

Eh. deleted.
Replies: 5
Views: 4,433
Posted By petit_manchot

A friend who is a corporate pilot has told us...

A friend who is a corporate pilot has told us that itís pretty normal to be palmed some fresh bills by passengers, however it seems mostly to be a cultural thing as itís primarily his Asian clients...
Dec 17, 19, 1:09 am
Forum: Nordic Region
Dec 1, 19, 12:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By petit_manchot

Normal city train is super easy. Donít bother...

Normal city train is super easy. Donít bother with the express, itís a total rip-off and not very much faster.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 24, 19, 4:12 am
Replies: 35
Views: 8,640
Posted By petit_manchot

The Southern Hemisphere vaccine composition is...

The Southern Hemisphere vaccine composition is usually different to that of the northern hemisphere (they are also released on to the market at different times of year to account for when the peak...
Oct 14, 19, 9:56 am
Replies: 215
Views: 31,546
Posted By petit_manchot

The vast majority of paper coffee cups have a...

The vast majority of paper coffee cups have a plastic lining that renders them unrecyclable. There are some compostable cups but these are uncommon and can only be composted in commercial processing...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 13, 19, 5:08 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,806
Posted By petit_manchot

Absolutely normal for the (long haul) airline for...

Absolutely normal for the (long haul) airline for which my significant other works. They go wherever they can negotiate the best deal.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 28, 19, 6:58 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,246
Posted By petit_manchot

Might be zero chance of turbulence, but if the...

Might be zero chance of turbulence, but if the pilots, for some reason, have to slam on the brakes while youíre leaning forward to get something out of the pocket in front youíll certainly know about...
Sep 25, 19, 11:19 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,208
Posted By petit_manchot

I used my FlexiroamX sim sticker in Japan earlier...

I used my FlexiroamX sim sticker in Japan earlier this year without issue. It took a while initially to find the network, but then I had good data coverage for the week that I was there. The downside...
Sep 10, 19, 1:25 am
Replies: 31
Views: 9,187
Posted By petit_manchot

Fantastic, thanks for this update. Most helpful!

Fantastic, thanks for this update. Most helpful!
Sep 9, 19, 2:02 am
Replies: 31
Views: 9,187
Posted By petit_manchot

Yes, should have prefaced by saying that my...

Yes, should have prefaced by saying that my default will be silence!
Sep 9, 19, 12:41 am
Replies: 31
Views: 9,187
Posted By petit_manchot

Hmmmn well, this is a bit of a pickle for me as...

Hmmmn well, this is a bit of a pickle for me as Iím currently travelling with my 15 inch MacBook Pro (or bit of overpriced trash, if you prefer) and will still have one EK flight back home to DXB...
Sep 4, 19, 11:19 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,533
Posted By petit_manchot

Yes, agree.

Yes, agree.
Sep 4, 19, 1:16 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,533
Posted By petit_manchot

Anecdotally, they are more likely to weigh hand...

Anecdotally, they are more likely to weigh hand luggage out of the US. Other factors also affect this, such as how full the flight is.
The published allowance is pretty clear, so to take a 10kg...
Aug 21, 19, 4:14 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,878
Posted By petit_manchot

Bit confused by your complaint about people...

Bit confused by your complaint about people having too many bags at check in. From the UK EK uses the weight concept, so it doesnít matter if you have more than one piece.
Sounds a bit of a painful...
Aug 16, 19, 7:01 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,344
Posted By petit_manchot

Thanks, fees and charges back is better than a...

Thanks, fees and charges back is better than a poke with a blunt stick. Appreciate the reply.
Aug 16, 19, 6:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,344
Posted By petit_manchot

Cancel vs no show on classic reward flight?

Good morning. I am supposed to fly on a classic reward flight today which I wonít be able to make (medical problem unfortunately). Thereís no award availability for tomorrow, and having changed the...
Jul 12, 19, 1:35 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,291
Posted By petit_manchot

To be honest, the seatbelt extender loop things...

To be honest, the seatbelt extender loop things are worse than useless.
Jul 6, 19, 6:42 am
Replies: 6,190
Views: 699,712
Posted By petit_manchot

There are 2 trains between Sydney and Melbourne...

There are 2 trains between Sydney and Melbourne daily. But given the choice I would take a 1 hour flight over an 11hr train journey, particularly since the train can be more expensive than flying. ...
Jul 4, 19, 9:21 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 13,394
Posted By petit_manchot

Yup, pretty much this. I plan my flight times...

Yup, pretty much this.
I plan my flight times and seating based on my bowel disease.
To say that everyone can just wait is very simplistic.
Jul 3, 19, 9:33 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 10,578
Posted By petit_manchot

You shouldnít have any issues using the automated...

You shouldnít have any issues using the automated gates in Dubai. At any rate, there is an immigration official who sits just behind the gates, and if there are any issues you get waved through and...
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